Industry News

12/22/2011

12/22/2011

When is a cake knife like a shotgun? When a student takes that cake knife to a Derry Township School District building to celebrate a birthday.

12/22/2011

Aaron Spence will take over as the new superintendent of Moore County schools in February.

12/21/2011

12/21/2011


Create a healthy and budget-friendly foods menu at your school.

12/21/2011

Six new board members will bring fresh insights as Learning First Alliance advocates for the advancement of U.S. public education.

12/21/2011

Funds For Learning announces that the E-rate stakeholder-driven effort to support the E-rate program is gaining national support. More than 900 E-rate stakeholders have added their signatures in support of the open letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski requesting the commission increase funding to the E-rate program.

12/21/2011

When Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) reports are released this month, students will have open access to a powerful new tool for improving student achievement in reading, mathematics, and science with Pearson's Perspective.

12/21/2011

GlobalScholar has joined Discovery Education as a lead partner for ASCD’s 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show. From March 24 to 26 in Philadelphia, Pa., the association’s 67th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, "A Collective Call to Action," will explore what committed educators are doing to support the success of each learner.

12/21/2011


This web seminar will discuss the benefits, technical requirements, and pricing for setting up Chromebook classrooms in your district. You'll hear from the Chromebooks team at Google and from educators currently using Chromebooks with students.

12/21/2011

The state Board of Education approved a new set of passing scores for Florida’s standardized test on Monday designed to ensure students are ready for college, but which could also have the effect of more students failing.

12/21/2011

​Last week, L.A. Weekly reported on how Metro may have manipulated a seismic study to move the Westside Subway Extension station in Century City. The move would result in $60 million more in publicly-subsidized Measure R funds and would require tunneling under Beverly Hills High School.

12/21/2011

The Jersey Community (Ill.) School District is initiating an ambitious campaign to be on the cutting edge of technology to educate students for the challenges of the modern world.

12/21/2011

Connecticut lawmakers will be asked next year to allow more state intervention in troubled school districts, more autonomy for high-achieving schools, changes in teacher evaluation methods to emphasize skill over seniority, more early childhood education services and other possible reforms.

12/21/2011

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District has updated its bylaws to make clear that everyone has the right to publicly criticize or commend the board -- whether they are U.S. citizens or not.

12/21/2011

As states revamp their early childhood education to grab a slice of federal education dollars, some education experts are urging policymakers to look outside the classroom to improve educational opportunites for the country's youngsters.

12/21/2011

A joint legislative committee ended its work Monday by recommending that every county school superintendent in Arizona study the feasibility of school-district unification and consolidation in their jurisdiction.

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